Thursday 9 September 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is urging anyone who’s dealing with domestic abuse, or concerned that someone they know is a victim, to come forward and ask for help. It’s part of a national campaign called ‘You Are Not Alone’. Councillor Kerri Harold, portfolio holder for public health and tackling inequalities, told Beverley FM that home isn’t a safe place for people living with someone who’s hurting them. She added that despite these uncertain times, the Council wants victims and survivors to come forward, speak out and be heard. Read the full story from East Riding of Yorkshire Council here

Beverley and Holderness MP Graham Stuart has continued to lobby for better flood protection for Farmers who have suffered big losses in recent years. He told us that he’s worked with other local MPs to bring more agencies on board to help protect farmland. One local farmer revealed to us that it’s been a tough two years which have impacted agricultural land and livelihoods while trying to produce food for the nation. Full details on Graham Stuart MP website here

University of Hull researchers are asking for residents’ help to discover if living near to cows makes them happy. You can meet them (that’s the researchers, not the cows) at Beverley Guildhall tomorrow and at a stall in Saturday Market this weekend. The public events are part of FIELD, a four-year research project (2018-2022) investigating the past, present and future of livestock disease. More details about this week’s events here